A Winnipeg mother, a Yazidi refugee, is astonished to discover her 12-year-old son is alive after being rescued from ISIS.
Nofa Zaghla, from northern Iraq, says her family was separated in August 2014 when they were captured by ISIS.
She came to Canada five months ago with four of her six children. Days ago, she got a call from a relative in Iraq who said her son Emad Mishko Tamo is alive after being rescued from the Islamist extremists.
“Because of ISIS being so evil, and torturing boys and killing everyone that doesn’t do as they say, we didn’t think we would ever see [him] again,” she said. 
On Sunday, Zaghla’s brother-in-law saw a photo of the boy on social media.
Zaghla said the Iraqi army took photos of him right after he was rescued and posted them online in hopes of finding relatives.
“I was very saddened when I saw his photo,” she said about seeing her son covered in …
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